Category: audio recording

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Using Adobe Audition to Record Podcasts

Adobe Audition is a full-featured audio recording and editing software program. What I mean by “full-featured” is that not only does it allow you to record and edit audio, it also has a multi-track screen that allows you to mix audio on different tracks as well as add MIDI virtual instruments, etc. Adobe Audition was first called Cool Edit Pro back in the 90s. Adobe purchased it from the developers, Syntrillium, in 2003 and renamed it Audition. There were three versions of Adobe Audition until 2011, when Adobe made it part of their suite of programs called creative Suite 6,...

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Using GarageBand to Record a Podcast

In the ever-growing world of podcasting, artists are striving to make a lifestyle easier for themselves. A large portion of the podcast community is focused solely around recording, and recording techniques. One valuable recording technique that is important for every rising podcaster to know is the ability to use amples and loop files within their show. This can save on time in the recording process while also creating an interesting effect within the show. Luckily, technology is helping podcasters more and more to get this desired effect. Computer programs such as GarageBand are easy to use and can create a...

Yeti Rig 0

Should You Buy a Podcasting Pack? We Look at 3 Podcast Rigs

You are planning to podcast. You don’t have any microphones or mixers, so you start looking at podcast packs. But are these really a good deal, or a waste of money. We take a look a couple packs and review their contents. I then put together a rig that is for the serious beginner podcaster. Behringer Podcaster Firewire Bundle Behringer Xenyx 802 8-input mixer Behringer C1 Microphone Behringer FCA202 Firewire converter Behringer HPS3000 headphones Behringer is an OK brand. For 200 dollars, this would be comparable to getting your child that student model trumpet for violin for band class. If you become...

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Rode VideoMic Pro ShotGun Mic for Quieter Room Interviews

Some podcasters don’t want to carry microphones with them. When they get the chance, they will use a Shotgun mic with their camcorder and camera. The microphone is directional – it is designed to get audio from whatever is in front of the mic and ignore what is behind it. Røde is a Ultra compact and lightweight shotgun mic that a lot of professionals like to use for voice recording. It has a Supercardiod polar pattern, a 2 step high pass filter, and a 3-position lever control. You can place the Røde VideoMic on top of the camera, or on a...